USDF Youth Shining Star Program

Offered by the USDF Youth Programs Committee, this award recognizes outstanding sportsmanship by youth. Anyone other than the nominee’s parent may nominate a youth for this award. All recipients will receive a USDF Shining Star lapel pin and a certificate and will be recognized in USDF Connection and at the Adequan/ USDF annual convention. Shining Star recipients who are current USDF members (Education, Group or Participating) will also be recognized on the USDF website.

USDF Shining Star Award recipients who are USDF Participating Members will be eligible for Ravel Education Grants, which will be used to cover expenses associated with attending an educational dressage event of their choice. Up to four $500 Ravel Education Grants will be awarded each year. Please click here for more information.


Year: Current All

Shining Star Recipients (2017)

YearNameCity, State
2017 Kate BensonEast Gull Lake, MN
2017 Lauren BensonEast Gull Lake, MN
2017 Caroline CaughronMurfreesboro, TN
2017 Sydney EbachBismarck, ND
2017 Cara HammonNewberg, OR
2017 Morgan-Bailey HoranHuntsville, AL
2017 Keaton HoySherwood, OR
2017 Dahlia JensenSuffolk, VA
2017 Jordan LockwoodFranklin, TN
2017 Kylee McKereghanSheridan, OR
2017 Reya SalazarCanistota, SD
2017 Lindsey SavoyWest Linn, OR
2017 Madelynn WalkerTualatin, OR

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